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Booth Tarkington

Newton Booth Tarkington was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. He is one of only three novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once, along with William Faulkner and John Updike. Although he is little read now, in the 1910s and 1920s he was considered America's greatest living author. Several of his stories were adapted to film. He served one term in the Indiana... Read More

BornNewton Booth Tarkington
July 29, 1869
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
DiedMay 19, 1946 (aged 76)
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
OccupationNovelist and dramatist
Years active1899–1946
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